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pinWhat does Gladis mean?

Gladis /glad-is/ as a name for girls. The name Gladis means "lame". Gladis is a version, with the suffix -is, of Gladys (Welsh, Latin): transcription of Claudia.


Gladis has 5 variants: Gladdis, Gladdys, Gladyss, Gwladus and Gwladys.

Gladis has 2 more alternative forms via Gladys: Glad and Gladi.

Kreatif forms: Gadis, Guldis, Gulldis. [more]

pinHow popular is Gladis?

Gladis is a very popular first name for women (#1823 out of 4276, Top 43%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#55124 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Gladys is the only prominent variation form of Gladis (not ranked). Other variants, like Gwladys, are seldom used. This relation of Gladis reached the peak of its popularity in the 1900s (#15) and is now much less common, with Gladys becoming less in vogue. Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of Gladis and associated names. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gladys in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gladis and related baby names outside U.S.

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